Margarine Brevet de la margarine. 1869 Le chimiste français Hippolyte Mège-Mouriès remporte le concours lancé par Napoléon III pour trouver un produit de substitution au beurre et dépose le brevet de son invention. A partir d'huiles et de graisses végétales, il a mis au point l'oléomargarine qu'il a baptisée simplement "margarine" du nom grec "margaritari" signifiant "perle". Ce beurre est au départ destinée à la marine française.
Heron, greek inventor, created the vending machine almost 2,000 years ago. His invention dispensed holy water to worshipers entering the temple. A coin was dropped into a slop and it weight pushed down a metal pan down to open a valve and dispense water.
It’s a popular story, partly because of the imagery it conjures up. Greek inventor Archimedes was asked by the king to determine whether a recent gift was made of gold. After taking a bath and observing the water spill over the sides, the answer came to him (the theory of displacement) and he ran naked …
The water clock was invented in Ancient Egypt. It was used to tell time and to measure speeches in the courtroom. The inventor of the water clock was Ctesibius. He was a Greek inventor that lived in Alexandria, Egypt. Ctesibius just did not invent, it he also improved it by adding a float with a rack that turned a toothed wheel. He made the water clock make sounds like a whistling bird, bells, puppets, and other gadgets. Ctesibius lived and invented the water clock in the third century.